Hotel Duca Della Corgna
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... When we quit letting our prejudices cloud our view of others, we come to find out we have a lot more in common with each other than we think.
- An added benefit of meeting locals is that they can become your two day tour guides! The married couple from Paris I spoke about above not only filled us in on seeing Paris like a local, they showed us themselves. Quick background on how we met this couple. While eating dinner my Mom, still confused ...
One of the highlights of the trip so far was our morning ballooning with Chris and Claire from "Ballooning in Tuscany". We had an early start (5am) to be down at the launch field for 5.40am and then we took off at about 6.30-6.45am on a beautifully sunny morning with fantastic views over the Tuscan countryside - the pictures hopefully do it more justice than any description I can ...
... invigorated we want to check the David queue once more, just in case...YES! Much reduced, so we join queue, which feels like a torture for the tourists. Blazing sunshine..the sweat just drips off you & can't believe nobody faints! However after 45 mins we're in. Well worth returning too. To think David is 500 yrs old is astonishing...he is also so HUGE!
back to the farmhouse around 8 pm...lie-in tomorrow methinks...
After we left Pitigliano we headed west to check out Orvieto. Just as we were approaching the town we came upon a lookout where we could see the town sitting up on the hill. Breathtaking view. Although not technically in Tuscany it is a classic example of a hill town.
We parked the car and wandered up some streets until we ...
The old town up on the steep hill made for a lovely walk most days to refresh with a coffee or beer... Bought the best pasta from the town and enjoyed many delightful varied meals, as long as it had onions, peppers, tuna and garlic, then we were fine... A tasteful old town that would ...